Fish for Lunch
Even in the midst of a rain shower, this Great Egret continued feeding.
Doing the dance. The Reddish Egret is the rarest of North American Wading Birds.
A Great Egret with its reflection
Great Egret with reflection
A Reddish Egret hunts for breakfast at J. N. "Ding" Darling NWR, Sanibel, FL
Waiting for lunch
Egrets are associated with peace and harmony by many Native American tribes and play the role of mediator or wise elder in some legends. In southern tribes like the Cherokee, egret feathers were associated with peace and were worn by diplomats.
The Reddish Egret is the rarest of all North American wading birds. This one has a fish for breakfast.
This one really is "up in a tree".
Taking an early morning flight
A Reddish Egret
Just a snack
Striking "the pose"
Tagged for tracking Reddish Egret
This one is affectionately called "Radio Active" because of the solar powered satellite tracking device on its back.